British American Tobacco (BTI) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"

Marco Green
January 13, 2018

The stock decreased 0.31% or $0.065 during the last trading session, reaching $21.115. About 19,800 shares traded. Steelcase Inc. (SCS) has risen 11.15% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.86% the S&P500. Natixis sold 25,491 shares as the company's stock rose 5.12% with the market. The Jcsd Capital Llc holds 60,000 shares with $2.90M value, down from 67,500 last quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc who had been investing in British Amern Tob Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $152.38 billion market cap company.

British American Tobacco (BTI) traded down $0.36 on Monday, hitting $67.79. FTB Advisors Inc. now owns 1,804 shares of the company's stock valued at $117,000 after buying an additional 174 shares during the period.

British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BTI) shares Jumped 1.49% and ended the day at $68.15. It has outperformed by 13.93% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Banco Santander Mexico (NYSE:BSMX), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Moody's had 41 analyst reports since October 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Societe Generale on Friday, October 28 to "Buy". As per Monday, November 2, the company rating was downgraded by FBR Capital. H.C. Wainwright maintained Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ:MGIC) rating on Thursday, August 10. The rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co on Monday, October 26 with "Neutral". The firm has "Hold" rating by Evercore given on Thursday, January 7. The company was upgraded on Thursday, September 8 by Investec. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, July 24 with "Underperform".

Among 23 analysts covering General Mills Inc. They expect $1.40 earnings per share, up 13.82% or $0.17 from last year's $1.23 per share. PEP's profit will be $1.85 billion for 22.46 P/E if the $1.30 EPS becomes a reality. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 434,317 shares of the company's stock valued at $29,768,000 after acquiring an additional 71,216 shares during the period.

Narrow down focus to other ratios, the co has current ratio of 0.90 that indicates if SABR lies in 1.3% to 3% then it is acceptable for both active and passive investors, but sometimes its varies industry to industry. It improved, as 51 investors sold PEP shares while 689 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 314 raised stakes. Miles Capital Inc. now owns 4,922 shares of the company's stock valued at $337,000 after buying an additional 20 shares during the period. Aqr Capital Mngmt has 0.01% invested in Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) for 67,528 shares. After $0.74 actual EPS reported by AT&T Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -12.16% negative EPS growth. 401.33 million shares or 2.97% more from 389.74 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Royal Fincl Bank Of Canada accumulated 4,059 shares or 0% of the stock. 459.24 million shares or 2.33% less from 470.19 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Troy Asset Management Limited accumulated 135,000 shares. Meiji Yasuda Asset Mgmt holds 0.22% in General Mills, Inc. 800 were reported by Pacad Inv Limited. Eaton Vance Management has invested 0.01% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU).

Welch Group Llc, which manages about $645.12M and $598.14 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Intel Corp (NASDAQ:INTC) by 12,289 shares to 483,493 shares, valued at $18.41 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced Conocophillips Com (NYSE:COP) stake by 6,765 shares and now owns 236,571 shares. Jefferies Group set a $78.00 price target on shares of British American Tobacco and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Saturday, November 18th. Therefore 9% are positive.

According to Zacks, "British American Tobacco is the holding company of a group of companies which manufacture, market and sell tobacco products". The stock of British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) has "Sell" rating given on Thursday, December 10 by Goldman Sachs. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The rating was downgraded by Societe Generale on Friday, July 29 to "Hold". As per Thursday, May 25, the company rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, October 12 by Argus Research. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, December 10 to "Sell".

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